Ernesto Valverde

Born: February 9, 1964 (age 54)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Viandar de la Vera
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
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Career History
Senior2012-2013Valencia
2013-Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole has 451 articles about Ernesto Valverde. Articles 1 to 40:
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta: 'Luis Enrique would succeed at Chelsea'
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta says that former manager Luis Enrique would succeed as Chelsea manager.
12:40
Philippe Coutinho in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Ernesto Valverde: 'Leaving out Philippe Coutinho right choice'
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde insists that starting with Andres Iniesta over Philippe Coutinho against Eibar "was the best thing for the team".
Feb 17, 18:54
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde: "Eibar pushed us very hard"
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde insists that he 'does not care about Chelsea', but admits that it was important his side picked up all three points against Eibar.
Feb 17, 18:46
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Live Commentary: Eibar 0-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Barcelona's 2-0 win over Eibar, as the Catalan giants picked up their first league victory in three outings.
Feb 17, 14:15
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Chelsea have an advantage'
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde says that Chelsea have an advantage of an extra day's preparation ahead of the Champions League clash between the sides on Tuesday.
Feb 17, 11:52
Willian celebrates scoring the Blues' first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Willian: 'Chelsea must carry on'
Chelsea winger Willian says that his side must "carry on" in similar fashion following their 4-0 FA Cup defeat of Hull City.
Feb 17, 11:09
Andre Gomes in action for Barcelona in 2016
Barcelona 'to sell Andre Gomes this summer'
Barcelona will attempt to sell midfielder Andre Gomes at the end of the season, according to a report.
Feb 16, 20:47
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Lionel Messi to spend more time out of Barcelona squad?
Barcelona reportedly decide that they will pick and choose matches for Lionel Messi to feature in during the remainder of the season.
Feb 16, 13:32
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta offered £600,000-per-week China move?
Andres Iniesta is reportedly considering an offer to leave Barcelona to join a club in the Chinese Super League on a deal worth £600,000 per week.
Feb 16, 12:39
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 1, 2017
Gerard Pique urges caution ahead of Chelsea clash
Gerard Pique is concerned that defeat for Barcelona against Chelsea could change the complexion of what has so far been an impressive campaign.
Feb 16, 12:20
Generic view inside Torino's Stadio Olimpico
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Sports Mole rounds up the biggest, best and most important upcoming matches from all corners of the globe.
Feb 16, 06:00
Samuel Umtiti in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Samuel Umtiti wants pay-rise at Barcelona?
Defender Samuel Umtiti reportedly tells Barcelona that he would like a pay-rise in order to remain at Camp Nou after interest from the Premier League.
Feb 15, 13:26
Philippe Coutinho in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Philippe Coutinho suggests playing with Barcelona team is "better" than Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho reveals what makes playing for Barcelona different than playing for Liverpool.
Feb 14, 18:18
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
AFA president Claudio Tapia calls for Lionel Messi to play less for Barcelona
Argentina's national football association president Claudio Tapia calls for Lionel Messi to spend less time on the pitch for Barcelona ahead of the World Cup.
Feb 13, 12:42
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Fatigue to blame for Barcelona stalemate with Getafe'
Ernesto Valverde believes that Barcelona's hectic schedule caught up with them as the unbeaten La Liga leaders were held to a goalless draw by Getafe at the Nou Camp.
Feb 11, 22:39
Sexy Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona fire first blank of season in stalemate with Getafe
Barcelona fail to score for the first time in La Liga this season as they are held to a 0-0 draw by Getafe at the Camp Nou - their first home blank since September 2016.
Feb 11, 17:12
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde: "We deserved to progress"
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde admits that he is "very happy" to have guided his side into a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey final following victory over Valencia.
Feb 9, 11:23
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Antonio Conte has had a great career'
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde praises Chelsea boss Antonio Conte for winning the Premier League last year and insists that the Italian has had a "great career".
Feb 8, 20:01
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Live Commentary: Valencia 0-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Barcelona book their place in the final of the Copa del Rey courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Valencia at the Mestalla.
Feb 8, 19:30
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez start for Barcelona against Valencia
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez start for Barcelona in Thursday night's Copa del Rey semi-final second leg away at Valencia.
Feb 8, 19:27
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Everything went against Barcelona at Espanyol'
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde declares himself happy with the fighting spirit shown by his side to earn a late 1-1 draw against Espanyol in difficult conditions.
Feb 5, 15:22
Neymar in action for Paris Saint-Germain on November 22, 2017
World football's most expensive XI of all time
Following a record-breaking January transfer window, Sports Mole compiles the most expensive XI in football history, totalling more than £1bn.
Feb 5, 13:29
Quique Sanchez Flores in charge of Espanyol in November 2016
Result: Espanyol, Barcelona share the points
Barcelona come from behind to draw 1-1 with Espanyol in Sunday afternoon's Catalan derby at the RCDE Stadium.
Feb 4, 17:08
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Marc-Andre ter Stegen: 'Barcelona in a good moment'
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen says that his team "are in a good moment" as they look to challenge for a trio of trophies in the latter stages of the 2017-18 campaign.
Feb 3, 14:43
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: "We have to let Lionel Messi breathe a bit"
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde says that watching Lionel Messi up close "is a spectacle", but does not want the weight of expectation to get to the superstar forward.
Feb 2, 11:25
Sergio Busquets in action for Barcelona in October 2016
Result: Luis Suarez gives Barcelona first-leg advantage over Valencia in Copa del Rey
Barcelona earn a slender lead over Valencia in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final clash, thanks to a solitary goal from Luis Suarez at the Camp Nou.
Feb 1, 22:25
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez lead Barcelona line against Valencia
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde picks a strong starting XI for Thursday night's Copa del Rey semi-final first leg against Valencia at Camp Nou.
Feb 1, 19:35
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Barcelona 1-0 Valencia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Luis Suarez hands Barcelona a slender 1-0 advantage over Valencia in their Copa del Rey semi-final clash.
Feb 1, 19:30
Philippe Coutinho in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Ernesto Valverde: 'Philippe Coutinho versatility a big help'
Ernesto Valverde hails Philippe Coutinho's versatility and admits that the Brazilian's ability to play in a number of attacking positions is why Barcelona signed him.
Jan 31, 21:36
Gerard Deulofeu celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Watford enter race for Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu?
A report claims that Watford are to make a move for former Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu, who is valued at £10.5m by Barcelona.
Jan 29, 14:57
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Result: Lionel Messi wins it late for Barcelona
Barcelona come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Alaves in Sunday night's entertaining La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Jan 28, 21:39
Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona shirt pictured on January 6, 2018
Team News: Philippe Coutinho makes first Barcelona start against Alaves
Philippe Coutinho makes his first start for Barcelona in Sunday's La Liga meeting with Alaves at Camp Nou.
Jan 28, 18:38
Neymar in action for Paris Saint-Germain on November 22, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: 'Neymar to Real Madrid could happen'
Ernesto Valverde says that it is entirely possible former Barcelona forward Neymar could join Real Madrid, a year on from quitting Camp Nou for Paris Saint-Germain.
Jan 27, 18:10
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Barcelona draw Valencia in Copa del Rey semi-finals
Defending champions Barcelona are drawn against Valencia in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Jan 26, 12:40
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde "has a lot of hope" for Philippe Coutinho
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde hopes that Philippe Coutinho can shine at Camp Nou after showing some good link-up play with Lionel Messi on his debut.
Jan 26, 12:31
Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona shirt pictured on January 6, 2018
Result: Philippe Coutinho makes debut as Barcelona beat Espanyol to reach Copa del Rey semi-finals
Barcelona reach the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey thanks to a 2-0 win over Espanyol in Thursday night's quarter-final second leg at Camp Nou for a 2-1 aggregate win.
Jan 25, 22:25
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde 'told Philippe Coutinho about Gerard Deulofeu exit'
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde reportedly offers midfielder Philippe Coutinho a definite starting role after allegedly outlining Gerard Deulofeu's exit.
Jan 24, 14:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Thomas Vermaelen ruled out for fortnight with hamstring strain
Thomas Vermaelen is expected to miss Barcelona's next three games with a hamstring injury, which he sustained in the first half of his side's 5-0 win over Real Betis.
Jan 22, 15:32
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: 'Lionel Messi the greatest player of all time'
Ernesto Valverde admits that he can now "enjoy" watching Lionel Messi in action, having seen the Barcelona forward take his La Liga goals tally for the season to 19.
Jan 22, 14:45
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: Barcelona "respect" Atletico Madrid, Antoine Griezmann
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde dodges questions regarding the future of Antoine Griezmann, insisting that it is important his side 'respect' Atletico Madrid.
Jan 20, 22:26

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona24195062115162
2Atletico MadridAtletico2416713692755
3Valencia24144647281946
4Real Madrid23136455262945
5Sevilla2412393135-439
6Villarreal2411583529638
7EibarEibar2410593236-435
8GironaGirona249783430434
9Real Betis24103114150-933
10Celta Vigo239594134732
11Getafe237972621530
12Real Sociedad2485114645129
13Leganes2385102025-529
14Athletic Bilbao2461082427-328
15AlavesAlaves2491142233-1128
16Espanyol246992232-1027
17Levante24311102138-1720
18Las PalmasLas Palmas2453161852-3418
19Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo2445152453-2917
20Malaga2434171538-2313
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